IOS

How to discretely send NSFW images over iMessage on iOS

Social media apps like Facebook and Twitter have an option to automatically hide graphic content. Messaging apps rarely have anything like this and iOS’ Messages app is no exception. You can send images over it but they’re not hidden. If you’ve sent something that may not be appropriate for viewing …

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How to delete a Snap from your Snapchat story

The concept of a social media ‘story’ was coined by Snapchat. It’s been copied by many other social media platforms like Facebook, and Instagram but, the Snapchat version still performs better. You can attribute this to the platform being more suitable for that sort of content, or the fact that …

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How to shadow ban an Instagram follower

Social media isn’t the easiest to navigate. If you post often, you have to worry about visibility but also the people who follow you and how you interact with them. It’s a breeding ground for bots and trolls and the more visual a social media platform is, the more they …

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How to close all tabs in Safari on iOS

Mobile apps are tricky; they need to have a full set of features but those features need to be easy to use with a touch screen. There’s no mouse, trackpad, or physical keyboard that can help you interact with it more easily. To that end, the various features and settings …

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How to disable external images in Gmail apps

Images are sent over email in one of two ways; as attachments, or as inline images that are part of the email body. The image itself can be linked to websites. In fact, newsletters and promotional emails will often have linked images in them. Not only do they consume a …

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How to report spam reviews in the App Store on iOS

One of the hardest things to do with forums or any platform that allows users to post comment/reviews is to moderate it. If a forum starts to fill up with spam, it will lose its credibility. The same goes for most online platforms that allow people to interact and build …

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How to bookmark a Skype message

Skype has returned its focus to its core function; messaging and calls. To that end, it’s added several useful features to the app that aid in better communication such as subtitles. Another feature that’s recently been added to Skype is a bookmark feature. The name is self-explanatory for the most …

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How to create an Instagram 3×3 grid post on iOS

Social media is not easy to manage and when the medium is mostly visual, as it is with Instagram, visibility is key. Unfortunately, visibility is also hard since users follow many accounts on Instagram, all trying to stand out. This has lead to the use of ‘grid’ posts on Instagram. …

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